If you're looking for original experiences,Tokyo has just about everything, but they can still be difficult to find. Far from making the perfect guide, we set out to make the guide that we'd like to have ourselves.
Mountainous islands, mild climate, and beautiful seas make Hiroshima the Mediterranean of Japan.
October through December is the season for getting out in nature to enjoy "koyo" - the autumn leaves.
From festivals to fireworks, and surfing to summiting, summer in Japan is hot, sticky, and far too short.
In Japan, a special tradition that can truly be called time-honored is hanami 花見, or flower viewing.